Public examination: Paula Harmokivi-Saloranta 17.1.

Paula Harmokivi-Saloranta, Master of Science in Sports and Health Sciences will defend her doctoral dissertation in the field of industrial engineering and management at LUT on the 17th of January at noon. The public examination takes place in the auditorium of Restaurant Voitto, at the Lahti Sports Centre, Lahti. Her dissertation is titled Käyttäjät liikuntapalvelujen kehittäjinä ­– käyttäjälähtöisessä palveluinnovaatioprosessissa käyttäjien tuottama tieto tutkimuksen kohteena (dissertation is in Finnish, translation of the title: User as the developers of sport services ­– a study of the knowledge provided by users in a user-driven service innovation. Professor Pekka Aula of Finnish Academy of Science and Letters will act as opponent. Professor Vesa Harmaakorpi of LUT University will act as custos. Professor Helinä Melkas of LUT University has acted as the second examiner.

Library information:
The dissertation has been published in the Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis research series number 894. ISBN 978-952-335-482-1, ISBN 978-952-335-483-8 (PDF) ja ISSN 1456-4491. The electronic version can be found from LUTPub-database http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-335-483-8. A printed version of the dissertation may be purchased from the Aalef bookstore, tel. +358 44 744 5511, or at kirjakauppa@aalef.fi or online from the LUT Shop: https://lutshop.lut.fi/.